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How to Evaluate Information Sources: Fake News Poll

Viewers will learn which criteria to use to evaluate resources

Mozart vs. Beyonce

Mozart outsold Beyonce in CDs in 2016

Is this information true?
Yes: 84 votes (17.83%)
No: 346 votes (73.46%)
Not sure: 41 votes (8.7%)
Total Votes: 471

Michael J Fox

Back to the Future IV' confirmed by Michael J. Fox

Is this information true?
Yes: 68 votes (18.38%)
No: 221 votes (59.73%)
Not sure: 81 votes (21.89%)
Total Votes: 370

Child Smoking Cigarette at Soccer Game

A child was spotted at a soccer game smoking a cigarette

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 80 votes (51.61%)
No: 63 votes (40.65%)
Not sure: 12 votes (7.74%)
Total Votes: 155

Man Catches Cellphone on Roller Coaster

Man catches cellphone in mid-air on roller coaster

Is this information true?
Yes: 110 votes (72.37%)
No: 30 votes (19.74%)
Not sure: 12 votes (7.89%)
Total Votes: 152

Costco Coupon

Costco is giving away $75 coupon

Is this information true?
Yes: 68 votes (18.38%)
No: 221 votes (59.73%)
Not sure: 81 votes (21.89%)
Total Votes: 370

Spotted Zebra

Zebra Born with Spots Instead of Stripes

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 69 votes (19.06%)
No: 213 votes (58.84%)
Not sure: 80 votes (22.1%)
Total Votes: 362

Renting Textbooks on Amazon

Amazon allows U.S. customers to rent certain textbooks for a fee

Is this information true?
Yes: 106 votes (66.67%)
No: 29 votes (18.24%)
Not sure: 24 votes (15.09%)
Total Votes: 159

Boy Has Over 500 Teeth Removed

Indian boy has over 500 tooth-like structures removed

Is this information true?
Yes: 69 votes (45.39%)
No: 61 votes (40.13%)
Not sure: 22 votes (14.47%)
Total Votes: 152

Apple Notifies Users Over Suspicious Activity

Apple notifies users over suspicious activity on their accounts

Is this information true?
Yes: 92 votes (70.77%)
No: 26 votes (20%)
Not sure: 12 votes (9.23%)
Total Votes: 130

Woman Pecked to Death by Rooster

An Australian woman was pecked to death by her rooster

Is this information true?
Yes: 56 votes (37.58%)
No: 72 votes (48.32%)
Not sure: 21 votes (14.09%)
Total Votes: 149

Martian Life

Former NASA Scientist Says Life Found on Mars in 1970s

Is this information true?
Yes: 84 votes (17.83%)
No: 346 votes (73.46%)
Not sure: 41 votes (8.7%)
Total Votes: 471

FBI Warning on SmartTVs

FBI Warns That Smart TVs May Spy on You

Is this information true?
Yes: 69 votes (19.11%)
No: 212 votes (58.73%)
Not sure: 80 votes (22.16%)
Total Votes: 361

Australian Fires Photo

Photo of Australian Fires Taken By International Space Station

Is this information true?
Yes: 69 votes (19.06%)
No: 213 votes (58.84%)
Not sure: 80 votes (22.1%)
Total Votes: 362

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